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William Hanna Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: UAV002562

Scope and Contents

The William Hanna Photographs consist of black and white snapshots of the building of the Fort St. County Building and the changing river front, and color snapshots of buildings, streets, and people during the civil unrest in Detroit in 1967.

Dates

  • 1953 - 1967

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research. Patrons must make an appointment with the AV Department prior to visiting.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Libary Rules for Use of Archival Materials.
For image reproduction, contact the AV Department.

History

William Hanna worked for the city of Detroit. During the course of the work day and on his free time, Hanna would capture events in the city that he personally found interesting or of importance.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Language

English

Overview

William Hanna worked for the city of Detroit. During the course of the work day and on his free time, Hanna would capture events in the city that he personally found interesting or of importance. The photographs in his collection consist of black and white snapshots of the building of the Fort St. County Building and the changing river front, and color snapshots of buildings, streets, and people during the civil unrest in Detroit in 1967.

Arrangement

Photographs are arranged by main subject. Individual images are not necessarily arranged in any particular order and reflect how the collection was original received.

Acquisition

Collection donated by William Hanna's daughter, Janice Hanway, on November 18, 2014.

Related Material

Detroit News Photograph Collection, Tony Spina Photographs, Jerome Cavanagh Papers, Detroit Commission on Community Relations Records, Dan Georgakas Papers, Maurice Kelman Papers, Mel Ravitz Papers, Ray Girardin Oral History

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Deborah Rice on December 16, 2014.
Title
Guide to the William Hanna Photographs
Status
Completed
Author
Processed and encoded by Deborah Rice.
Date
2014-12-16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA